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HLN
Aug 2, 2009 7:00am EDT
the latest information. the fourth hiker is at the u.s. embassy in baghdad. >>> to canada where a stage collapsed in the middle of an outdoor music festival killing one person. police say 15 other people were injured at big valley jam boree in alberta. a storm quickly rolled in while some 15,000 people were watching the festival yesterday. the crowd started to evacuate. that is when the stage came crashing down. police say emergency services helped rescue some people trapped under that rubble. >>> a man who caused a lot of nervous moments at laguardia airport has been forced to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. he's accused of bringing a fake bomb to the airport yesterday. as susan reports -- >> reporter: a bomb scare disrupted flights for hours. >> it's sad. >> reporter: 32-year-old man approached this checkpoint. a law enforcement source says he began intoxicated and was carrying a backpack. outside in plain view were two square batteries with wires sticking out. when asked not to move, again, allegedly failed to comply. he looked at though he was trying to wish a switch but nothing h
CNN
Aug 8, 2009 2:00pm EDT
the people who is seeing it and can safely send us an ireport, ireport.com. easy to upload your photos, videos, stories. tell us what you are seeing. we give you a call. make sure you have seen is as well. fred, we are monitoring, twitter, facebook. telling everyone if you have seen this. aware, impacting you, my pages, facebook and twitter,/joshlevscnn. >> to recap. happening right now. for the second time this year. we have an air emergency in new york's hudson river. rescue efforts are under way right now after a reported collision of a helicopter and a small plane. and it happened just after noon today. six people reportedly on board the chopper which belongs to a local sightseeing company, called liberty tours. according to the u.s. coast guard only one person has been recovered so far. here's what other eyewitnesses are telling us. >> i did not see the collision. i looked up into the sky. and i saw a plume of smoke. i saw a helicopter twirling through the air. and the rotors were removed. there were pieces and shards of the helicopter flying around. the actual body of the helicop
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
it's monday, the 10th of august. thanks for being with us, most news in the morning. >> i'm kiran chetry. we're following several stories we'll be breaking down in the next 15 years. a drug war, trade dispute and swine flu, all of that on president obama's agenda today. we're live in guadalajara, mexico where the president meets with the leaders of mexico and canada. >> back here at home, democrats are trying to break through the noise of the health care debate, it's growing louder by the dachlt anger and frustration not playing out of town hall meetings, what you our viewers have to say ahead. >> the latest on the dramatic midair collision between a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter over the hudson river. a deadly combination after the two crashed and plummeted into the water. now wreckage and more victims have been recovered. also what investigators are learning about a possible cause. cnn's susan candiotti is live on the scene. >>> we begin with president obama in mexico for a summit with the leaders of mexico and canada it's a short trip with a long agenda from drugs an
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
who pulled the baby from that burning car. news4's jackie bensen is live for us in manassas with the latest. what a disturbing story, jackie. >> reporter: the officer told us that baby was a tiny girl. just about 7 months old. ine shs okay and is okay. she was strapped in a car seat. w noe driver of the w understa driver's licenseok rev some time ago. lshe a'so facingll i aegal immigration charges. now we have pictures for you. n't know if you can see em .h they areth pictures ofhe the t t it looked leheik wn a prince williamouolnt pyniciceff oer came upon the scene offf tsh crh on rug by ad, c5:45 this g. olice say the driver accelerated when the officer tried to s htoppim for speedi. e officer followed atlo a sr s speed and encountered a terrible scene. smoking car engine and man trying to stumble away. >> baby in the car. >> reporter: what did you do? >> went and started to try to find where the baby was and get into the car. couldn't get into the driver's side. went around the the passenger's side and able to force the back door open. >> reporter: the driver's hospital
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 6:00am EDT
through. >> tough stuff. great story. >> it's early for us. you need breakfast in the morning. gumbo not exactly the breakfast of champions. we were not picky. gumbo, well tell you how to make it. it's matter of the new cookbook. we'll tell you how you can be part of that cookbook. let's talk about the stories we're following overnight. >>> an outdoor stadium collapses in canada. one person is dead. some of those injuries are critical. one survivor describing this frightening scene. >>> we get access to the show on stage. the next thing i know we're running off. 20 feet up on the stage and the wind gusts came out of nowhere. and the whole deck smashes. the next thing i know there's concrete and something on top of my back. i can't see a thing. all i'm doing is yelling for my sister. children on the deck with us. it was awful. i thought my life was ending because it was dark and black. there was a tiny hole that i crawled through and probably, i don't know, a good 50 feet i had to jump. the injuriyest part of my life. >> this was in canada, 15,000 people were attending this concert, a
CNN
Aug 1, 2009 7:00pm EDT
>> you didn't just do that. >> no, thank you. i'm wolf blitzer. join us week days in "the situation room" from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. eastern and every saturday at 6:00 p.m. eastern on cnn. and at this time every weekend, on cnn international. the news continues next on cnn. >>> trapped in iran. americans behind bars in an anti-american state. this could be the beginning of an explosive international incident. also in iran, protesters, including some of the country's most prominent politicians, and a foreign journalist, on trial. they face tough sentences. >>> murder motive. not one, but two possible motives surfacing tonight in the brutal slaying of a florida couple. plus, new details and new evidence surface. >>> and whites only. not the 1960s. but right now. black city workers in philadelphia claim segregation, harassment, and humiliation on the job. and it's stories like this spread, we're hearing from you. i-reporters speak out on race in a very personal way, and we want you to logon. because you're part of our deeper discussion just moments away here on cnn. hello, everyone, i'm do
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2009 1:00pm EDT
look at the american flag on the u.s. capitol, above the senate chamber, in tribute to senator kennedy, who died last night after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. president obama marker -- remarked this morning about senator kennedy. >> i wanted to say a few words this morning about the passing of an extraordinary leader, senator edward kennedy. over the past few years i have had the honor to call him a colleague, counselor, and friend. even though we knew that this they was coming for some time, we waited it with no small amount of dred. since his diagnosis last year, we have seen the courage with which he battles his illness. these months have led him here, people from every corner of our nation and around the world, showing how much he meant to all of us. despite the opportunities that we were denied when his brothers were taken from us. we were given the blessing of time to say thank you and goodbye. the outpouring of love, gratitude, the fund memories to which we have all borne witness, a way in which this singular figure in american history have touched our lives. these ideal
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 7:00am EDT
-628-0205. you can reach us on twitter, twitter.com/c-spanwj. you can also reach us by e-mail, journal@c-span.org. if you call in, make sure that you turn down your television or radio so that you do not feed back. we will start with the front page of "the wall street journal." "taliban is now winning." this is the report from peter spiegel in washington. "the commander, general stanley mcchrystal, has offered a preview of the strategic assessment that he is going to deliver to washington later this month, saying that the troop shifts are designed to better protect the afghanistan civilians from rising levels of taliban violence and intimidation. the coming redeployments are the clearest manifestation on the death toll and spike in military deaths in afghanistan." we will look at that chart this morning, the mounting toll of the u.s. troop casualties in afghanistan. another article this morning from the philadelphia -- "philadelphia inquirer." de "the president's national security adviser did not rule out adding more u.s. forces in afghanistan to help turn around a war that he said yes
NBC
Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
.ncicap.org-- >> good morning. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will get to the big stories in just a moment. first let's check on the weather and traffic. >> it is not going to be feeling like an oven. it will feel more repression out there. by next week, it may feel more like fall. mostly sunny skies today. 72 degrees downtown right now. 64 degrees near the airport. 85 degrees-88 degrees today. we do not have a high heat index today. it will be a dry heat. i have more coming up. >> good morning. we are anticipating more delays today and into the rest of the week. there are some schools in session today. route one is shut down due to some downed wires. no delays to report on the west side of the beltway. we have some delays the building here. when we thought about those in a minute. a water main break in the city near mlk. we anticipate delays around white marsh. it is getting a little bit sluggish there. we move well at liberty. back to you. >> shot and killed by police. >> it happened at a liquor store yesterday. police say they had just issued the man was wanted in the robberies
FOX News
Aug 8, 2009 10:30am EDT
of the u.s. supreme court, the judge has suggested that her background, her unique background and values do and should influence her judicial decisions, and that that should be the case, perhaps with all judges, joining us now with her thought, is joanne epps, who is the dean of the beasley school of law, at temple university in philadelphia, dean epps also testified on behalf of the national association of women lawyers. at judge sotomayor's confirmation hearings, recently and nice to talk with you, dean, thanks very much for being here and let's talk first of all, about your testimony, when you went down to washington and testified on judge sotomayor's half, what was the point you most wanted to make? to members of the senate sdmeet i wanted to make collectively three points. i wanted to say in her half she was exceptionally well qualified for the position, she was experienced and had the judicial temperament to make an appropriate an effective supreme court justice and i wanted to say by way of response to criticism that her series of opinions really screams screamed out that she did not
NBC
Aug 8, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of the investigation. so far officials have only located the helicopter wreckage. >> they're using sonar to locate the airplane. >> reporter: the victims, a pilot and five italian tourists onboard the tour helicopter. on the plane, the pilot and two passengers, including a child. soon after the crash, officials say it was clear no one could have survived. >> this has changed from a rescue to a recovery mission. >> reporter: it was a clear day with flying conditions nearly ideal. investigators say the helicopter, owned by liberty tours, took off from the manhattan heliport. the small plane departed teeth boro airport in new jersey. witnesses say it appeared the plane clipped the hecopter's tail. >> i seen debris come flying down. >> went right in and there was a splash and it was completely submerged and there was nothing else. >> reporter: the ntsb says the pilot of another liberty helicopter refueling at the heliport tried to warn his colleague. he radioed the accident helicopter and told him one lima hotel. you have a fixed wing behind you. there was no response from the pil pilot. >> reporter:
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 7:00am EDT
-- on that note. i disagree for the simple reason that this country has not been so nice to many of us. now, i am black. another history a little better than the gentleman who called earlier. he is not so nice. we thank god for a family like the kennedys because what has come into fruition has been four thinks -- we have a black president, we had a black governor -- these are initiatives of a good family that god uses. see, we think we're got and have more power than guide. hear this from people who are negative, people who think they really know god, but one good thing is that along with being liberal is that you to whom much is given, much is required. now in the bible all those who are blessed are supposed to give and help. host: mm-hmm. caller: in the jewish religion, the favorites of god, those who gave gave, those were blessed blessed. the remnant of those who are supposed to keep it in carrying it on, so we find a remnant in the kennedy family. host: thanks for the call. more opinion from inside "the washington post." only gerald ford and bill clinton have had worse ratings after seven mon
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2009 8:30am EDT
technologically challed by a lapel mic. there we go. welcome, everybody, glad you could join us. we are the largest advocate si group on behalf of the technology industry with 1500-member countries and touch some 16,000 technology companies. and on behalf of all of them, i welcome you here. we have some of our key staff with us today to help us field some of your questions. after i do a quick review kind of the water front of some of the issues still in the policy lean ma on behalf -- arena on behalf of the tech sector. let me introduce those folks in advance so you'll know who we are. on the phone we have the executive vice president who leads our public sector group, that is all the issues having to do with bringing technology. we have bartlett cleland of e health policy, jeff clark who is the acting directer of our state government affairs program. we have ed longnecker, executive directer from the midwest, you'll hear more from him later. with me here in the room, jennifer kerber, second to my left, vice president of federal and homeland security policy. to my immediate left, tr
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
. 202-737-0002 for democrats. we also have a line for independents, and send us a tweed. inside "usa today" the health- care battle bubbling over in town hall forums across the nation this month, shifting to tv screens. if you go to the website politico.com, a $12 million edged campaign committee latest wave of ads in support of the president's plan. mike allen joins us. can you explain what this is all about. guest: the $12 million buy, which is the first of tens of millions of dollars of money going out in support of the president's plant is an effort by white house allies to counter all the great coverage we have been seeing on c-span and elsewhere of these raucous town halls. as you know, this is the reversal of the landscape that president clinton faced back in 1993 when the air waves were very much dominated by the opposition. >> this is coming -- host: this is coming at the same time as the net routes meeting in michigan, and "usa to the" is pinning it $57 million in health-care advertising. guest: it is like a presidential campaign if you are in ohio you will see more of the
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 7:00am EDT
at to get us going. the first is from brett green who writes for the denver post.com under the title of a better america immersed from woodstock. he writes woodstock means little until you place it in the larger context of the society unravelling around the young adults. from their parents generation, they had absorbed rich idealism for social and economic justice. the piece by brett green and author in denver goes on to say, it was an interlude arriving in the context of more social and political upheaval than most americans have witnessed. it was a chaotic but peaceful interlude to a forthcoming breakdown between government and the governed when combined, it would end an unpopular war. i want to talk for the first half-hour, your thoughts, did a better america emerge from woodstock. the numbers ... twitter address is cspanwj. if you have called us in the last 30 days, send your comment via e-mail or twitter and give others a chance. >> what was it about the gathering, this carnival, this music festival that influenced your political evolution and did a better america emerge from wo
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
fellow he used to know in the military, some folks he helped with operation are iraq, a secretary and her husband's. an eclectic mix -- and her hám9 $(lc@&c+ goodbye. . [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- glenn: tonight, we are focusing on revoluntionaries, because we're building a civilian army. those are bra rack obama's words: i think we're building a theocracy at best. grab a pen and note pad and please write these facts down, and remember, you question with boldness! come on, follow me. hello, america. we have some more questions for you tonight. i believe, just so you know going in that this is probably the most controversial show of the week, because you must understand the last three episodes of this show to be able to see and come to a place where you can believe that these crazy things may actually be happening. i want you to know, i hope these things are not happening. i hope that there is some other explanation, but i needed you to see who is advising the president earlier this week and wh
CNN
Aug 9, 2009 8:00am EDT
in atlanta. 5:00 a.m. on the west coast. good morning, everybody, thanks for joining us. >> i'm in today for t.j. holmes. we are getting new information on that helicopter plane collision over the hudson this morning. nine people died in that crash and at this moment divers are getting back into the water for the recovery effort. we'll talk live to the national transportation safety board in a few minutes. >>> also, this video, chaos in california. fires, inmates, and injuries overnight at a prison. >>> plus, health care reform, what is really going on? >> i read things about the house health care plan and found that much of what they're telling me is not true. >> congressional members holding health care town hall meetings are hearing an earful. >>> well, investigators, they are searching the murky waters of the hudson river this morning for clues as to what caused a helicopter and small plane to collide yesterday. no one is believed to have survived. searchers pulled three of the bodies from the water yesterday. susan candiotti has more. >> reporter: as is sun sets, divers who could ba
FOX News
Aug 2, 2009 7:00pm EDT
it arrested. using the contact in the foreign ministry on behalf of the u.s. america cutting all diplomatic ties with iran since the 1979 government revolution and overthrow. that leaving the state department dependent on switzerland to obtain any information possible about the american's status. 24 hours have passed since we first told you about their disappearance and no one has heard from them during that time. the three exploring norp iraq's scenic and relatively secure kurdish region. two men and one women wandering across the border in iran's c d kurdistan province. not realizing they crossed the invisible line until the guards surrounded them. we'll update you as they come into the news room. a military family getting some closure today. the u.s. military found and identified the remains after pilot who disappeared 18 years ago. navy captain michael scott speicor was the first american loss in the 1991 persian gulf war. his plane was shot down the first night of the conflict. there was speculation he may have survived the landing and taken into captivity. thanks to tips from iraqi c
FOX
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
passing day. he is a catergory ii hurricane now. >> but he is going to leave us alone, right? >> that remains to be seen. by the end of the week is when he would have an influence on the eastern seaboard, but there's a chance he may curl out to sea. you may be correct, but we may have to watch it closely. around here it's mainly the hot temperatures we are having to deal with. right now it's 76 degrees in baltimore and the surrounding areas also in the 70s. will you see showers trying to make their way into the west, a few of them have made their way into garrett county. 20% chance for later in the afternoon, especially. let's time it out here in the future scan model, you will see the shower chances increasing through the later part of the day. it looks like it's throughout the region indicated by all of that green, but it's going to be more of an isolated incident around 5 to 10:00 p.m. and closer to 10:00 p.m., and eastern shore maybe until 10:00 p.m. we're going to see repeated or some definite distinct chances throughout the area at different times through the day. they
NBC
Aug 2, 2009 6:00am EDT
. the money will be used to improve infrastruck fur for trains to travel up to 95 miles per hour along o interstaid 95. it would run between peetdersburg and the district. >>> a memorable night for paul mccartney. it caused some to miss the show. there weren't any accidents or problems. it was just the sheer volume of traffic that caused the backup. it was comparable to that of a redskins home game. one limo driver expressed his frustration. >> a true night mair. people were driving me crazy to get here. go around, go up the shoulder, go up the other shoulder, do this, do that. >> well rs we were told the concert was great and mccartney even add addpecial song to the area.as was a song that micheld the president would want to sing for someone in his e. wusho us >>> for some students in our tho e,uswo schools in arilendxaae, run on a modifiedenal cdaada whh puts kids back inhen t classroot nd early bright a tomorrow morning e students a inla css nine week and then have a break for about three weeks. >>> a frightening fall for a philadelphia teenager as he drove his father's kaur off the
FOX
Aug 10, 2009 11:00am EDT
is joining us now with what all of that means and d arh d o teart tehot this morning. >> it sure did. already we're in the upper 80s. ot in a few heah ofrse te he woe ofe he s set to arrive ni a couple of hours. the heat advisory goes into affect at noon. stunties in orange, so to the is where our heat adeasory is and aga the at's the cnabiom humidity and heat, will bibe in excess of 100 degrees this ae erprepared for a prepared fo hot summer afternoon. 88 now at reagan national. that 00 a m.10:00 a.m. we'll get an update momentarily. winds out of the west at 8 miles per ho. lookaaa the regional map. yl 'lcetiti i t8 8 tn atshur heesermpe ur on the map. so you get the idea. we're talking about the record- s kirecord- breaking heat here in washington later this afternoon. our record high for the date is 98 degrees and the forecast, tolieve it or not, is upper 90s about 100 today. there is your morning satellite radar. lots of sunshine and haze and humidity. this theme will continue this afternoon. it should be mostly sunny. could be an isolated thunderstorm. in west virginia here is a little
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 12:00pm EDT
- based forms of fuel that is killing us and telling the resources we need to survive. last summer when gas prices were so expensive, people were screaming to, isn't it terrible. it is tough to live without gasoline but a lot harder to live without water, three days, that is it. i think you bring up a great point in terms of realizing the true cost of the exploitation of those kinds of resources. host: wisconsin on our independent line. caller: first, i want to thank you for c-span. i want to thank the two young people for being on the air. it is so important. i don't remember if it was discovery, national geographic or the history channel but they showed a program where countries -- several countries in the world where they are playing with our weather and putting some kind of gas pump up into the ozone layer and it is affecting the way in that gulf stream patterns and other patterns, and it is influencing -- excuse me -- influencing our weather. and also, why can't governments all over the world outlaw plastic? it would create jobs and get rid of all of this crap all of our water? hos
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 10:00am EDT
. composed of people that primarily are on twitter and facebook or people that use online organizing techniques to organize their community around some kind of issue. host: you are meeting at the the david lawrence convention center in pittsburgh. . >> that basically decide if they want to follow us around. 9÷they are trying to grab onto what we are doing, regardless of which city is in. host: c-span has a presence at both conferences. we will be covering today and tomorrow, some of the panels that are taking place, including a conversation with congressman suspect and arlen specter who will be speaking at the event with the former dnc chairman howard dean. where do you see the netroots movement going into next three- five years? guest: what will happen is that the past seven or so, we have worked on the electric-politics. it has gotten pretty sophisticated. there has been signs among activists and victories and money raised on line. you'll start seeing people translate that into techniques that are effective for governments. getting things like health care passed, getting the cat a
MSNBC
Aug 3, 2009 7:00pm EDT
a choice in next year's senate primary because u.s. congressman joe sestak is bravely going to come out of the gate and make a very big statement tomorrow morning, a very big statement. that arlen specter is going to have a rival for the nomination of the party he just joined. that's in "the politics fix" tonight. >>> guess how to get into harvard? well, you could have your father arrest one of its professors. i'm serious. that's in the "hardball sideshow." >>> but first, u.s. congressman lloyd doggett of texas was shouted down at his own town hall meeting in austin, texas. austin is what i'm told apparently the most sophisticated political town in texas, sir. why the zaniness over the weekend at your town hall meeting? let's look at the pictures while you speak of what was going on there. >> what better slogan for the party of no, no way, never, than just say no? one of the reasons is many of these people were summoned in by the local republican and libertarian parties. they didn't even live in the neighborhood. they were there not just to be heard, but to ensure other people weren't h
MSNBC
Aug 4, 2009 7:00pm EDT
, tell us to pull the plug on you. it sounds awful but that's the message getting out to a lot of people. >> certainly, they have taken parts of the plan and distorted some of them. some of them are legitimate concerns that some seniors have that some health care procedures may not be available to them late in life. but the one that they have really distorted is one that revolves around hospice care, and what basically that is is studies have shown if seniors write down a much more detailed -- not just a living will but real directives about what kind of care that they want, that then their wishes will be complied with and many times what they have found in states that do this a lot better than it's done nationally is that many times people don't want to die in an icu unit. they want to die at home with their family, and clearly -- >> i'm with you on that. fair enough. most people would be smart to make these declarations clear so their relatives don't have to make the decisions like in the schiavo case where the whole country got involved. senators got involved. members of congress were
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. >> this is the reason that judge greg step down from the administration and is now a u.s. senator. there is a good reason for you to be concerned about this. >> a couple of you mentioned the top tier candidates and you made the comment that if we have a couple of wins, mabel they will -- maybe they will step in. maybe it's time we have states and that are not afraid to lose. [applause] if these people are top tier candidates, they ought to be running whether they are free to lose or not. otherwise, they're just professional politicians and that charlie crist is a prime example. he was supporting the stimulus package without even reading it. >> i agree with you in the sense that in a perfect world, i think you are right. let me go back to the initial point which was what haley barbour said. according to him, most of the people who won the were part of the american revolution in 1994 signed on after the '93 victories. that is late to get into the game. that is only one year out. whether it is right or wrong, these people -- if someone runs for office, they are putting their life on the line put. it
FOX News
Aug 28, 2009 2:00am EDT
, other than the white house has been very clear with us, don't call these people czars! ok. ok. we got that one, but i can't make this piece of the puzzle fit. unless this piece is about building some kind of thug-ocracy. >> all week, we have been asking tough questions. tonight, i would just love to hear the answers for these questions, an here are some. mr. president, why do we need a civilian national security force that is just as strong, just as powerful as the military? here is why i ask that question -- who are we fighting exactly? who internally is threatening our security? it's clearly -- i tried to piece it together. i have tried to come up with an answer. please, america, if i'm missing it, please let me know. it's clearly not because we feel there is a threat from illegal aliens crossing the border. nobody in the government, this administration are ott last, has a problem with what's going on on the border. anyone who would say that there is a problem has been deemed a racist. a civilian national security force on the border is called the minutemen. the attitude from this a
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2009 2:00pm EDT
is 2% over last year's. do you use different deflators? >> we do different slightly different deflators. i'm using a gdp deflator. the defense department computes their own. i don't think that's the difference in one year because it's a slight difference and the difference would only really show up if you're looking over an extended period of time, 20, 30, 40 years. but what i've heard the department of defense saying is that the inflation adjusted growth will be less than 2% in future years. what i've heard them say for this year is around 4%. >> the other thing is 73% increase defense budget. in past years your predecessor would lay this out, 43% increase. does your include supplementles? >> that's looking at, well, i'd have to look. i believe that's looking at the base defense budget. >> your figure would have been the low? >> i'm not familiar with that figure. >> we used a lot in the past and this must be supplementals. >> we can look at that. >> baneline budget and two separate bills sent up not all rolled into one. so we should be thinking 660, 670 a year? >> it looks like what th
CNN
Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >>> when you talk about the economy, cities and towns across the country, is the worst behind us? former chairman alan greenspan thinks it is. >> i'm pretty sure we've seen the bottom. if you look at weekly production figures from various industries, it's clear we've turned perhaps in the middle of last month, the middle of july. >> christine romans minding your business, do you believe it? >> maybe he's right. if he's right, is the obama administration in a tough position. jobs numbers showing people off the jobs, unemployment higher even next year. even if you've got all the smartest people in the room, by the way, that one in particular who didn't think the housing market would crash, even if the smartest in the room think the worst is behind us, still have what people are feeling on main street. it will be tough next year. great, a recovery may be coming. what's it going to feel like? it's still going to hurt. that's the political problem for the white house. >> larry summers spoke out over the weekend on cbs saying never good to rule things out meaning hiking taxes on the middle cla
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 7:00am EDT
on detainee tactics. one of the headlines this morning says that the cia used a gun and a power drill to threaten duties. we want to get your reaction this morning. -- to threaten detainee's. in the paper this morning, reporting on this story -- here is the headline. it says a bush officials filed the charges over tactics in this terror case. the reporters with their leaves say that a cia officer who allegedly used a gun to intimidate it captured al qaeda suspect was formally disciplined for violating the agency's rules for conducting interrogations', but the bush administration justice department officials ultimately declined to file charges against him, according to two former intelligence officers familiar with the case. this is in "the washington post" today. there are a lot of related stories in the papers today. in this particular case they write that the cia officer eventually resigned. this was confirmed yesterday. inspector general's report which is slated to be released in the classified form tomorrow. the first call on all of this -- todd on the independent line. caller: he
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
eminence, thank you for being here. you grace us with your presence. to all the musicians who have come here, my father loved the arts and he would be so pleased for your performances today. my heart is filled. and i first want to say thank you. my heart is filled with appreciation and gratitude to the people of massachusetts, my father's loyal staff who in many ways, my dad's loss is just as great for them as it is for those of us in our family. and to all of my father's family and friends who have come to pay their respects, listening to people speak about how my father impacted their lives and the deep personal connection that people felt with my dad has been an overwhelming emotional experience. my dad had the greatest friends in the world. all of you here are also my friends, and his greatest gift to me. i love you just as much as he did. sarah brown, president obama, president clinton, secretary clinton, president bush, president carter, you honor my family by your presence here today. i remember how my dad would tell audiences years ago, "i don't mind not being president. i just
FOX News
Aug 2, 2009 11:00am EDT
will consider using existing stimulus money that's already been appropriated to finish up cash for clunkers program. no new money." earlier she wrote -- "we put a billion dollar in cash for clunker program, that's 250,000 cars. we weren't sure how long it would last. but a billion of your money is a lot." the senate is expected to take up the issue later this week. plan that you get money if you trade in an old car and the gas mileage must be 18 miles per gallon or less. now to healthcare changes as congress goes to summer vacation. the debate heads back to main street. a recent poll shows a growing number of americans are worried that the democratic plan will meet increase -- mean increase cost and restrictions on healthcare. senator jim demint suggesting the real battle democrats may face is with voters back home. >> you will see americans take to the streets and go to town hall. i think they'll let the congress and senators know they need to keep their hands off the healthcare. >> eric: bring in joe sestak in. welcome to fox news. >> good to be here. >> eric: same to you. you know the he
FOX News
Aug 18, 2009 3:00pm EDT
: next time when you come, please give it to us straight. . . [captioning made possible by fox news channel] shepard: you just heard robert gibbs say there are not mixed messages from the white house. stop it. we'll talk directly to the white house and ask the president's other spokesman, bill burton, if the president is given into republicans and abandoning his own base. also on top this hour, box number one, another death at the happiest place on earth. how a disney world performer became the third person to die there in the last couple of months. details ahead. in box number two, one of the internet's most popular social networking sites now facing a lawsuit. why some facebook's own members are saying the site violates their privacy. and box number three, the wife of the south carolina governor, mark sanford, speaking out for the first time, admitting he had an affair. why jenny sanford says her husband is addicted to his former mistress, the one he called his soulmate? and now jessica, her last day. time to have a baby. >> yes. shepard: and even in the middle of a health care fl
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 11:00am EDT
shultz is joining us in the studio. here are the top headlines. nbc news obtained dramatic video of the air collision over the hudson river. it's incredibly disturbing to watch. a warning to people. it captured the moment where a plane and helicopter collided and killed all nine board. >>> a final farewell to eunice shriver kennedy. friends and family are gathered today in massachusetts to say good-bye to the 88-year-old humanitarian who is most notably associated with the founding of the special olympics. >>> thousands pay their respects to navy pilot scott speicher who has shot down during the 1991 gulf war and remembered as a hero to his family and his country. >> he represents the best of the best. he was committed to living by a higher standard than most. he honored his family. he honored this community and he truly honored our great nation. >> speicher's remains were just identified a few weeks ago. >>> i want to introduce my co-host this morning. each morning on msnbc live, i welcome someone to join me for the morning. pleased to have back carrie ellerksvelt. what an inter
FOX
Aug 27, 2009 7:00am EDT
, 2009. we're glad you're with us. good morning, i'm steve chenevey. >> and for the latest on today's weather and what danny could bring. but first coming up, they rush to get d.c. classrooms ready for students now the same workers were shown the door after a modernization of schools. we'll talk to mayor adrian fenty coming up. >>> and congress works back to work in a couple of weeks, but during the break members en been getting an earful one congressman will join us during the 8:00 hour. >>> we are tracking tropical storm danny. the storm is picking up steam with top winds of about 65 miles per hour. it's expected to pass the coast over the weekend. from the carolinas up to cape cod could see some rain and high surf. >> let's check in with tucker barnes and see if it's good to head to bethany. >> you can see it's showing signs of upper level winds. i'll have more taildes deon dan nwh and where it may track over the next t abaninouh4 wa . shon gt washington weathe it will be summery out there with sunshine and the possibility of a few scattered showers d outhunderstorms. genleal cl
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
all night. she joins us now. a couple of people are in serious trouble here with the faa? >> right, john. one employee wasn't even in the building where he was supposed to be. the other on the telephone. this alleged bad behavior came to light in the ntsb's crash investigati investigation. >> reporter: as investigators studied the amateur video to find out what led to the terrifying midair crash over the hudson, there's more stunning information. an air traffic controller who was handling the piper airplane was on the phone with his girlfriend at the time with the crash according to a source with knowledge with the investigation. what the faa calls in a statement, "inappropriate conversations." and there's more. the faa says the air track controller's supervisor was not in the building at the time as required. >> put in the tower to do the job. if they're not doing the job, people can die. and in this case, apparently they weren't doing the job. >> reporter: our source says the air traffic controller had cleared the plane for takeoff from teterboro airport in new jersey before talk
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2009 7:00am EDT
to share your opinions on three platforms, by twittering or e-mailing us. the new york times is where we'll start, a story by katherine rappel, hopeful sign, output declines at slower pace. this is what the authors have to say this morning. the nation's output shrinks at 1% in the second quarter after contracting at a rate of 6.4% earlier this year, government spending, by the first $787 billion stimulus package propped up activity in the latest quarter and accounted for 20% of the country's output. but consumer spending, which makes up 70% of the overall economic activity has continued to fall as fearful americans save more. many economists express concern about what will happen once government spending lets up if consumers remain worried about losing their jobs and their weakened household finances. again, that from the pages of "the new york times" this morning. looking at it from a different take, "the wall street journal" in its editorial section this morning, here is how they phrase it "poised for a rebound" is how they title it. here are some of the thoughts from some of the folks
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2009 7:00am EDT
numbers if you would like to call us all -- with your thoughts. host: john solomon, we were looking at your front page and you have such a wealth of different topics and big issues. i thought we would spend our first half hour going round robin. let us start with your exclusive interview yesterday with admiral mike mullen, chairman of the joint chiefs, on afghanistan. guest: it was a very stark interview. he said, listen, i am not going to lie to you, we are in a big hole. we start our military and diplomatic resources there. we created a culture of poverty, that caught our ears, in our own military. it will take us many years to dig out of it. he gave a candid and bleak assessment and said it is an uphill slog. i think a lot of people are still focused in iraq but the afghan theatre is becoming more prominent. host: what does he mean by a culture of poverty? guest: they were so used to doing without, whether it is military equipment or specialties needed in the field, particularly dealing with the civilian side would you are doing the nation building. the military sort of got into
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 4:30am EDT
>>> this morning on "early today," mystery solved. the remains of a u.s. naval pilot shot down during the first gulf war are finally located. >>> out of catch. the obama administration puts the pressure on congress for more funding for its cash for clunker program. >>> and dynamite bust. efforts to implode a building in >>> and dynamite bust. efforts to implode a building in turkey go horribly wrong. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning, everyone. i'm dan kloeffler. >>> and today we begin with finding captain speicher. after nearly two decades of promising leads and crushing rumors, the u.s. military has identified the remains of the u.s. pilot listed as the first u.s. casualty of the persian gulf war. nbc's gina kim reports. >> reporter: his plane was shot down in iraq on january 17th, 1991. the very first night of the first gulf war. >> tre's been a single american aircraft lost. >> reporter: for nearly 20 years, neither his family nor the military knew what happened to navy pilot captain michael "scott" ut on sunday came bn o sunday came c
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. craig melvin joins us from starbucks on capitol hill where the bernankes' story begins to unfold. >> reporter: earlier this week it was announced he would stay on as fed chief. around the same time some documents began to surface details how bernanke's wife stop at this starbucks became part of a complex and elaborate scheme. >> our assessment is for slower growth but positive growth into next year. >> reporter: last fall while fed chairman ben bernanke was trying to figure out how best to resuscitate an ailing economy he was dealing with money issues at home. around 11:20 in the morning on august 7, 2008 as his wife sat at a table inside this starbucks on capitol hill, someone swiped her purse off the paback of her chair. inside the purse her wallet, credit cards and money, and social security card examine checks. six days later $900 went missing from ben and anna bernanke's account. while it's not known how much the thieves stole from the fed chief and his wife, investigators believe it's merely a drop in the bucket. here's a look at the scope of the scheme. they say the 89 kno
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
it all out for us. >> reporter: brian, tonight this driver's union says she was the first casualty of metro's zero tolerance policy. they charge the agency acted too fast and are urging she be allowed back to work. a blogger says he shot this picture of a metro bus driver on her cell phone behind the wheel late last month and at the time metro's general manager seemed to be saying that driver would be out the door. >> yes, we have been able to identify the individual who's involved and we will take the appropriate action. and the action for speaking on a phone or texting on the inate termination. >> reporter: but her union says not so fast. the group claims the driver had to use her cell phone to call in a malfunction because her radio was broken and says there should even be a recording of the call. the union denies the bus was moving and s ymetro jumped the gun saying, quote, "reported incidents of cell phone use by employees should be investigated fully prior to taking any disciplinary action." some passengers we talked to agree. >> i think they acted too quick because of -- [ i
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
. that allows you then to use the purchasing power of everybody who's in the exchange to get the best rates from the insurance companies. that right away would drive down the premiums that you'd have to pay. and the second thing we want to do is for employers who are doing the right thing and providing health insurance that is real, then we want to give you a tax break so that it's easier for you to make your bottom line. now, this is something that a lot of small businesses will benefit from. nobody's talking about it. and small businesses are the place where you're seeing the fastest job growth. it makes sense for us to provide this kind of protection. this i guarantee you will end up being an important component of whatever we pass out of washington. all right? i've only got time for one more question. it's a guy's turn, and i want somebody who's got a concern or is skeptical about health care reform. here we go. there we go. i knew we could find a couple here. so, i'll call on this gentleman right here in the pale blue shirt and hopefully that list is not too long. all right. go ahead. intro
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 8:00pm EDT
thanks. we thank you for being with us tonight. for all of us, good night for there new york. next, in for campbell brown, john roberts. >>> tonight, here are the questions we want answered. president obama pushes his health care plan in montana, but is everybody buying what the president is selling? >> we keep getting the bull. that's all we get. is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> reporter: plus, michael vick returns to the nfl after two years in prison for dogfighting. >> i was wrong for what i did. after everything that happened at that point in time, my life was wrong. to this day, i can't understand why i was involved in such pointless activity. >> not everyone is welcoming him with open arms. >> i'm just a little upset with it, because i'm such an animal lover. >> crazy signing. i don't know what they'll do with the public relations part of it. >> has vick paid enough of a price for his crime? >>> and the stories you may have missed this week. chuck grassley's blast at the president, and the town halls that didn't turn into shout fests. >>> plus,
CNN
Aug 17, 2009 8:00pm EDT
. that's the show tonight. we thank you for being with us. next, campbell brown. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> tonight, hear the questions we want answered. is michael vick for real? >> the hurt and the guilt that i felt and that was the reason i crashed so many nights. >> the nfl star who went to prison for running a dogfighting ring tells "60 minutes" he's a changed man. is he just manipulating the media to get back in the game and cash in once more? michael vick's apology tour. >>> also, why would anyone bring a weapon to a town hall with the president? >> in america people have the ability to fight back and to resist. >> it's not against the law but is it way over the line? >>> plus tonight's "newsmaker." milwaukee's major beaten with a pipe after he tried to stop an attack on a grandmother and baby. >> the mayor was willing to stand between that guy and defenseless and suffered significant wounds. >> we'll tell you how he's doing tonight. >>> and the truth is out there. the british government shares its secret x files on aliens and ufos with the world. >>> hey, there,
FOX News
Aug 1, 2009 7:00am EDT
by amy fisher, her husband spent a number of mary jo joins us live this morning to tell us why she stayed with her husband and wife. she knows he is a sociopath and how you can get out of bad relationships. speak either cash recorders running on empty, until lawmakers vote to reject 2 billion more dollars into the program. so is this just another government bail out? we report you decide. >> clayton: in the cutthroat coffeehouse business and companies are looking for an edge in this little stand may have owned it. where is this place chicken article right now. it's bikini coffee are solving this morning comes from john in millersburg, ohio this early in the morning time to climb out of your bunker. watch "fox & friends" before driving in your bunker behind very timely. >> clayton: welcome to "fox & friends" do so this? that's fresh news. we have some good stories, i just put it as i said you guys later, but there's been some great stories we're talking about this morning feeling karl rove is here to talk about the state of the health care reform bill. some are saying it made major progres
MSNBC
Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
crossing the border. adrian joins us live from beijing -- she's not with us right now. we'll try to get back to her. pat buchanan, let me ask you. what do you think is going on here. can you remember a precedent for something like this? >> i think jimmy carter -- jesse jackson went into syria, i think, to get those two flyers back or one african-american flyer that had been shot down. i think jimmy carter went into north korea in 1994 to try to negotiate some kind of deal and prevent some kind of attack on their nuclear facilities. but it's a relative rarity. it tends to happen in democratic administrations, willie. >> joe, a fascinating choice, bill clinton, a man who kept at arm's length the obama campaign. what do you make of this. >> you hear a lot of obama surrogates still in the press. john conison, i wouldn't call tina brown a surrogate but certainly close to the clintons in new york to get more involved, more involved in health care. instead of health care, they are sending him to north korea. just for the record and i don't mean to be negative but i feel a need to bring this up
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00am EDT
, an andy reid offense that i think will be unheard of in the nfl. >> if they sit him on the bench, make us look bad for having michael vick in town, it was a stupid signing. >> and the signing pleft peta outraged. the animal rights group was disappointed that the frafla -- philadelphia eagles would choose to sign a man who hanged dogs from trees. vick acknowledged he has a lot of work to do on and off the field. >> playing in the nfl is a privilege and not a right. >> as the season gets underway, the debate is sure to rage, whether it was right to let him play again. wbal-tv 11 news. >> a grand jury has handed an indictment in connection with the death of former ravens quarterback steve mcnair. prosecutors secured an indictment of adrian gillian, jr., charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. gilliam is accused of selling a firearm to mcnair's girlfriend two days before his murder. >> the accused trigger man in the death of a federal witness, carl lackl is sentenced to prison. jonathan cornish plead guilty to gunning down lackl as he stood outside his home with his daughter ne
CBS
Aug 12, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> breaking news. u.s. marines go on a major offensive in southern afghanistan overnight. we'll bring you the very latest. >>> as president obama takes his health care reform plan to the people anger spills out all over the country. >> wait a minute. you want to leave? leave. >> i am going to speak my mind before i leave. >> we'll talk with senator arlen specter about what happened during his town hall meeting. >> a father's mission to bring his 8-year-old son back from an overseas orphanage. we'll take you inside the international custody battle and meet the heart-broken dad. >> two dapper-looking jewel thieves pull off one of the biggest heists ever early this wednesday morning, august 12th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. i'm harry smith along with debbye turner bell. julie and maggie are off this morning. >> good morning. >> good to have you with us again this morning. we talked a lot yesterday about ramping up military activity in afghanistan with nato and u.s. forces. the marines started a major offensive this morning. we will have th
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